Ahura Mazda


Ahu·​ra Maz·​da ə-ˌhu̇r-ə-ˈmaz-də How to pronounce Ahura Mazda (audio)
: the Supreme Being represented as a deity of goodness and light in Zoroastrianism

Word History


Avestan Ahuramazda, literally, wise god

First Known Use

1850, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Ahura Mazda was in 1850

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“Ahura Mazda.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ahura%20Mazda. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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